The Diachrony of Tone Sandhi: Evidence from Southern Min Chinese

@inproceedings{Lin2018TheDO,
  title={The Diachrony of Tone Sandhi: Evidence from Southern Min Chinese},
  author={Q. Lin},
  year={2018}
}
  • Q. Lin
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • This dissertation provides a diachronic account of the final-prominent tone sandhi of Southern Min Chinese (SM) based on an in-depth investigation of the disyllabic finalprominent tone sandhi of 16 SM dialects. Most of the previous studies on SM tone sandhi adopted a synchronic perspective and put the main focus on the phonological alternations from citation tone to sandhi tone or vice versa. The explanatory power of these alternation-based analyses is rather limited as they fail to accommodate… CONTINUE READING

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